New Feature! Parents’ Perspective

Featuring topics of critical importance to public education.

Read what parents are saying!

Scholars’ Corner

Hear from North Carolina’s leading scholars on critical topics of importance to public education.

Become enlightened! Read what the scholars have to say.

NC General Assembly in Session

Beginning Wednesday, May 14th, follow what’s happening as our state legislature meets in Raleigh.

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May 3rd Forum: Keeping NC Public Schools Strong

Thanks to all the public school supporters who made the forum such a success!

Missed the forum? Watch the replay!

Impact of the Budget on Public Education

The passage of the 2013-15 state budget dealt a powerful and immediate blow to North Carolina’s public schools. Public Schools First NC wants to be sure you have the facts.

Find them here.

What We Do

Public Schools First NC is a statewide, nonpartisan organization focused solely on public education issues. We collaborate with teachers, parents, business and civic leaders, students and communities across North Carolina in support of an effective public education system that will prepare each child for life.

Strong public schools are critical for growing our economy and maintaining the vitality of our communities.  Our goal is to educate and inform North Carolinians about critical issues that impact our schools, our teachers, and students and to engage all stakeholders in supporting a quality public education system. Learn more.

Read our 12 Steps to Better Public Schools.

What You Can Do

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• What Each Child in NC Needs to Succeed in School and Life

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